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Used in cases of severe decay or trauma to the tooth, a pulpectomy is a procedure to remove all the pulp from the crown and roots of a tooth. Pulp is the soft material inside the tooth which contains the nerves, connective tissue, and blood vessels. Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry explains more about pulpectomies, including when…

Your child’s pediatrician or pediatric dentist recommended your child get a frenectomy and now you’re scouring the internet trying to figure out exactly what that means and if it’s necessary for your child. Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry is here to help answer your questions and put you at ease. Defining a Frenectomy Simply put, a frenectomy…

There’s a new team member at Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry. Sweet smiling ATKINS is a rehabilitative facility dog who will be joining us on select days each month. ATKINS is certified to mitigate dental anxiety by providing Animal Assisted Intervention for pediatric dental patients. ATKINS is available by request, for no additional fee, to assist your…

Nowadays, a lot of people are switching their cigarettes for e-cigarettes. Some people have a belief that vaping is better than smoking a traditional cigarette, but this is not the case. Vaping still has detrimental effects on the overall health of teenagers and adults, including oral health. Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry strongly advises against the use…

Have you noticed your child reacts to hot and cold temperature food or drink? Most children will say their teeth “hurt,” however if it is while they are eating or drinking something hot or cold, this is most likely tooth sensitivity. While it is not uncommon for children to express tooth sensitivity to hot and…

A tooth extraction can be a nerve-wracking experience for anyone, adult or child. If your child’s pediatric dentist has advised they have one or multiple teeth extracted, Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry recommends talking with and preparing your child for this procedure beforehand. If you’re unsure how to explain it or prepare them, we have some tips…

We recently welcomed Dr. Amanda Kerns to the Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry family of doctors. Our Doctor Spotlight series allows our tiny patients and parents to get a glimpse into their doctor’s lives. Come get to know us! Dr. Amanda Kerns is Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She’s a member of the American…

Parents always want to make sure they’re doing what is best for their child – including picking out the right toothbrush. It can be overwhelming with how many options there are on the market. So, how do you choose? Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry can help. How to Choose a Toothbrush for Kids To ensure a healthy…

Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry is dedicated to protecting your child’s teeth through prevention of bad habits. This includes tongue thrusting, an oral habit that if left alone, could cause detrimental damage to your child’s teeth. Before your child is in need of orthodontic treatment, here are a few things a parent should know. What does it…

If you’ve got a sneaking suspicion your child is grinding their teeth at night, you’re probably right. It’s common for children to grind their teeth while they sleep and it’s important to catch it early on and prevent any damage it may cause. Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry explains bruxism and how you can protect your child’s…

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